Aaron A. King, 33


Aaron A. King, 33, of Ocean View, Del., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. He was born in Salisbury, Md., on April 3, 1985, to Daniel King and Diane (Oakley) King. He was a graduate of Sussex Technical High School, in the Class of 2003.

He worked as a carpenter, and also owned and operated his own lawn business, King’s Lawn Maintenance.

King is survived by his parents, Daniel and Diane King of Ocean View, Del.; a son, Collin W. King of Frankford, Del.; his beloved dog, Brutus; a half-sister, Lora Collins, and her husband, Dale Collins Jr., and their three children in Frankford, Ethan Collins and his wife, Brittany (and their three children, Landon, Brantley and Maverick Collins), Heather Collins and Lucas Collins; a half-brother, Kenny Hudson Jr. and his wife, Caitlin, (and their daughter, Lucille Hudson of Federalsburg, Md., and Kenny’s son, Zack Hudson, of Laurel, Md.); an aunt, Peggy Oakley of Clarksville, Del., and her two children, Stuart Townsend and his wife, Marina (and their son, Phillip), also of Clarksville, and Nadine Nicholson and her husband, Bobby, of Frankford, Del.; an aunt, Marie Miller of Milford, Del., and her daughter, Tracey Ranalli and her husband, Paul, of Ellendale, Del., (and their children, Brandon Ranalli and his wife, Hanna, and their daughter, Isabella Ranalli, and Ryan Ranalli); and an uncle, George Oakley and his wife, Juanita, and their two children, Justin Oakley and his son, Adam Oakley, and Jenna Oakley and her two children, Leland Oakley and Vivian Oakley, all of Dagsboro, Del.

A private celebration of King’s life will be held at Melson Funeral Services in Frankford, Del. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.